Mar 19, 2015
Dedham Pottery Inspired Frame
This Dedham pottery bunny plate inspired frame is a design I've worked on intermittently for several years, mostly because I wasn't sure what it was going to become when I was done!
Here is the square card I made from it.
Suitable for Easter or maybe Valentine's Day.
I think the sentiment should be "Some-bunny loves you." Too corny?
I had a lot of trouble figuring out how to connect the elements to the frame, and editing the small white brushstroke details on the rabbits. Too many and too small details didn't cut or weed well. Even after I was "done" designing, it took 7 tries at cutting it to get it right, with adjustments to the design after every cut.
Let's not discuss the long period during which I was trying to add the crackle lines to the plate in a way that could be machine cut. So incredibly time consuming to draw and not workable in the end.
Easy to assemble now that I've done the design work for you :).
Cut the bunny circle from card stock (blue is traditional for Dedham pottery) and back with a circle of distressed-looking off white or taupe to look like a crackle glazed plate. (Xyron Creative Station
is my secret weapon for adhering intricate cuts like this one.)
Download file set: Silhouette Studio, PDF, DXF, SVG (how to use my SVG files in Cricut Design Space). Files download for free; pay what you wish for the tutorial and to support this site. Suggested contribution for this project is $1.00.
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